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The Second Harvest Heartland Blog
April 25, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Being hungry is a struggle. When raising a family, hunger adds an additional layer of difficulty.
April 24, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
For Volunteer Appreciation Month, we want to tell you about people like Pam.
April 21, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Hunger impacts a student’s, at any educational level, ability to succeed. Second Harvest Heartland recently convened a Campus Hunger Summit to address the issue and share solutions to fighting hunger on college campuses.
April 18, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
In our Annual Community Report, a few members from our Board of Directors share about why they're involved with Second Harvest Heartland and their passion for hunger relief.
April 17, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
Our older neighbors represent the fastest-growing population in need of hunger relief, and children represent 33 percent of our clients. These stories are very moving to Diane.
April 14, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Meet a few of our partners that are going above and beyond to play a crucial role in hunger relief. They are volunteers, donors, food shelf partners and more and we call them “Champions of Hope.”
April 13, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Dish: Cuisine for Change is Thursday, May 4. It is a truly unique event that has a significant impact on hunger relief. Check out a short video to learn about what makes Dish an event like no other.
April 10, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
This volunteer’s experience handing fresh produce directly to neighbors in need tells an important story about hunger.
April 6, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
A message from our CEO, inviting you to view our Annual Community Report. We hope you’re inspired by what you’ve helped us accomplish in 2016.
April 3, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
Although Jay is a loyal volunteer here, he wishes Second Harvest Heartland didn’t have to operate in the first place.
March 30, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
We are excited to announce our 2017 Hunger Hero award winners. Through the Hunger Hero awards, we recognize six partners for their extraordinary efforts, helping our hungry neighbors.
March 28, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
Last Friday, our employees took the day to volunteer with our partners and receive invaluable insight from Penumbra Theatre.
March 23, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
What does one do when they can’t work because they are waiting to be treated for a health condition?
March 22, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
This third annual fundraiser has special meaning to the event coordinators at the college.
March 17, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Last year, we piloted a Nutrition Education Program for low-income seniors where volunteers provided on-site nutrition education presentations and food samples using simple recipes and items found in CSFP food boxes.
March 14, 2017 By: Jennifer Sheda
Melrose Area Food Shelf opens new facility after the community is damaged in fire.
March 8, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
Hunger isn’t always a completely empty stomach. Sometimes it’s just not having enough.
March 7, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Thanks to our generous donors, guests and sponsors Vintner Ball raised more than $142,000 for hunger relief.
March 2, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign restocks local food shelves.
February 28, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
Financial hardship impacts health, and community meals help.